Class Timetables

Longfield hall, Camberwell & Clyde Hall, Croydon

 Alongside our termly classes, McAlpine Dance collaborates with Longfield Hall Trust in delivering many courses and workshops which are free to the local community. 

Class times

Clyde Hall, Croydon

General Tap for Adults
09.30am – 10.25am
General Ballet for Adults
10.30am – 12.00pm
(with Alison Doubleday at the piano)

New Classes

Start To Dance
4.00pm – 4.45pm
Primary In Dance
4.45pm – 5.30pm

Spring Term 2022

  Saturday 8th January - Friday 25th March

Half term 12th - 18th Februrary


Class information


McAlpine Dance

We follow the Royal Academy of Dance method of training for ballet, regularly entering our students for exam sessions throughout the year.

Start To Dance

Wednesdays & Saturdays at Longfield Hall, Mondays at Clyde Hall.

Start To Dance is designed for the toddler to learn the basic movements through rhythmic exercises and story telling with the use of nursery rhymes and fun, musical extracts.

Pre Primary In Dance

Tuesdays & Saturdays at Longfield Hall, Mondays at Clyde Hall.

This is appropriate for the 4 to 5 years.

Primary In Dance

Tuesdays & Saturdays at Longfield Hall,   Mondays at Clyde Hall

This is appropriate for the 5 – 6 years
Grades 1 – 3 are appropriate for 7 year olds and above
Grades 4 – 8 age and ability to be assessed by the teacher.


Stage Club

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays – Longfield Hall

Stage Club incorporates tap and musical theatre dance (ISTD Tap and Modern). The class levels (1,2,3) correspond to the ISTD modern and tap – primary to grade 3. Children will also enjoy dancing together in non syllabus routines each week.

Contemporary/Lyric Jazz

Saturdays – Longfield Hall

Our Saturday class includes core strength and stretching exercises as well as incorporating dance routines. This class is suitable for teenagers and adults.

Silver Swans 50+ Ballet / Conditioning

Fridays – Longfield Hall

Silver Swans 50+ Ballet conditioning – this class is perfect for regaining confidence and love of dance as well as gaining strength and suppleness. Louisa is a Silver Swans licensed teacher through the RAD.  These classes are sometimes funded through Longfield Hall. Contact for more information.


 Adult Ballet and Tap classes

Online Adult Ballet class

09.00 – 10.00 Fridays A gentle and invigorating start to the day. Louisa will send you the link when you enrol.

If you are new to Zoom there is some “getting started” information here:

General Tap

Wednesdays – Clyde Hall

Beginners and improvers are welcome to these classes. Feel fit while enjoying the dance routines which are often from the musicals we all love!

General  Ballet

Fridays – Longfield Hall , Wednesdays – Clyde Hall

All are welcome from beginners to those who have a basic knowledge of dance. Our adults enjoy a safe, inclusive space to rekindle the joy of dance

Ballet / Tap dance coaching – private

Extra coaching classes are available. Contact for more information.

Download full timetable of all  classes at Longfield Hall and Clyde Hall